Associations to the word «Suit»

Wiktionary

SUIT, noun. A set of clothes to be worn together, now especially a man's matching jacket and trousers (also business suit or lounge suit), or a similar outfit for a woman.
SUIT, noun. (by extension) A single garment that covers the whole body: space suit, boiler suit, protective suit.
SUIT, noun. (pejorative) (slang) A person who wears matching jacket and trousers, especially a boss or a supervisor.
SUIT, noun. A full set of armour.
SUIT, noun. (legal) The attempt to gain an end by legal process; a process instituted in a court of law for the recovery of a right or claim; a lawsuit.
SUIT, noun. (obsolete): The act of following or pursuing; pursuit, chase.
SUIT, noun. Pursuit of a love-interest; wooing, courtship.
SUIT, noun. The full set of sails required for a ship.
SUIT, noun. (card games) Each of the sets of a pack of cards distinguished by color and/or specific emblems, such as the spades, hearts, diamonds, or clubs of traditional Anglo, Hispanic, and French playing cards.
SUIT, noun. (obsolete) Regular order; succession.
SUIT, noun. (obsolete) The act of suing; the pursuit of a particular object or goal.
SUIT, noun. (archaic) A company of attendants or followers; a retinue.
SUIT, noun. (archaic) A group of similar or related objects or items considered as a whole; a suite (of rooms etc.)
SUIT, verb. To make proper or suitable; to adapt or fit.
SUIT, verb. (said of clothes, hairstyle or other fashion item) To be suitable or apt for one's image.
SUIT, verb. To be appropriate or apt for.
SUIT, verb. (most commonly used in the passive form) To dress; to clothe.
SUIT, verb. To please; to make content; as, he is well suited with his place; to fit one's taste.
SUIT, verb. (intransitive) To agree; to accord; to be fitted; to correspond; — usually followed by to, archaically also followed by with.
SUIT AND SERVICE, noun. (historical) (feudal law) The duty of feudatories to attend the courts of their lords or superiors in time of peace, and in war to follow them and do military service.
SUIT AND TIE, adjective. Describable as formal, serious, and professional
SUIT COSTS, noun. (legal) an award granted by a court requiring on party to pay a portion of the costs associated with a law suit for another party.
SUIT CUSTOM, noun. (legal) (historical) A service which is owed from time immemorial.
SUIT DOWN TO THE GROUND, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To suit perfectly.
SUIT OF ARMOR, noun. A collection of garments, usually made of metal, worn over the body for protection in battle from weapons.
SUIT OF ARMOUR, noun. A collection of garments, usually made of metal, worn over the body for protection in battle from weapons.
SUIT OF DITTOES, noun. (archaic) a suit consisting of matching trousers, coat, and waistcoat
SUIT UP, verb. (intransitive) To don a suit, such as a spacesuit or a formal suit.
SUIT UP, verb. (transitive) To clothe, to put clothes on (someone).

Dictionary definition

SUIT, noun. A set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; "they buried him in his best suit".
SUIT, noun. A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord".
SUIT, noun. (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit; "all the suits care about is the bottom line".
SUIT, noun. A man's courting of a woman; seeking the affections of a woman (usually with the hope of marriage); "its was a brief and intense courtship".
SUIT, noun. A petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank.
SUIT, noun. Playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack; each set has its own symbol and color; "a flush is five cards in the same suit"; "in bridge you must follow suit"; "what suit is trumps?".
SUIT, verb. Be agreeable or acceptable to; "This suits my needs".
SUIT, verb. Be agreeable or acceptable; "This time suits me".
SUIT, verb. Accord or comport with; "This kind of behavior does not suit a young woman!".
SUIT, verb. Enhance the appearance of; "Mourning becomes Electra"; "This behavior doesn't suit you!".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.